Posts Tagged ‘Apple’

What happened at the BBC? Pt I

When I was growing up, the BBC provided journalism at its very best.  The anchors spoke so clearly, and with such grammatical precision, that “BBC English” became a standard in its own right.  If you wanted to understand something in the news, the BBC was the most accurate and unbiased report you could find. The [...]

Apple headphones faulty – replacement program available

Apple has written on its website that the headphones shipping with a number of its products (iPod Shuffle, iPod Touch and iPhone) are faulty and should be replaced. Please help spread the word so that anyone entitled to a replacement can do so before the replacement program ends.  Most of the necessary details can be [...]

MySQL on Mac OSX (10.6, Snow Leopard)

I was ready to give up on trying to set up MySQL on a MacBook and revert to my trusty six year old, rapidly-falling-apart laptop, when I came across two articles ( and, which seem to have fixed my issues.  All I needed to do in the end was change my socket locations. What is [...]

How dangerous is your iPad?

If a picture paints a thousand words, and the pen is mightier than the sword, just how dangerous is an iPad? At first glance, it looks safe enough.  From a design point of view, it’s hardly adventurous,  looking very much like Dom Joly‘s Trigger Happy iPhone  (I think my favorite is at 3mins15seconds, but watch [...]